Using the Microsoft Excel 'Solver' Tool to Perform Non-Linear Curve Fitting, Using a Range of Non-Newtonian Flow Curves as Examples

G.P. Roberts, H.A. Barnes, C. Mackie
2001 Applied Rheology  
The Microsoft Excel 'Solver' tool is a very simple but powerful procedure, even in the hands of the mathematically disadvantaged. It has very good application for quickly fitting experimental flow-curve data to non-Newtonian flow models with any number of parameters, and can cope with data from a number of sources. Examples are given for a range of industrially important examples ranging from standard non-Newtonian liquids, through detergent solutions to gels, pastes, and filled polymer melts,
more » ... led polymer melts, often measured on different viscometers.
doi:10.1515/arh-2001-0016 fatcat:uoneilavtfe7npmtwrpsxv6r7u